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Gentlemen, start your solid-state engines: Intel takes overclocking to SSDs

At IDF 2013, Intel will demonstrate a way to overclock its SSDs. But even if you can overclock SSDs, is it smart to do so?

Next-gen USB SuperSpeed to eliminate power cords

USB SuperSpeed will move from 5Gbps bandwidth to 10Gbps in the coming year, but it's also leaping from 10 watts to 100 watts for charging, which could power monitors and even HDTVs.

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SSD prices continue to plunge

Solid-state drive pricing has dropped about 30% this year, reaching what researchers call the magic price point of $1-per-gigabyte of capacity, according to information from IHS iSupply and Dynamite Data

10 essential ingredients of a killer Windows 8 business PC

To get the most out of Windows 8, you need hardware designed to take full advantage of the unique capabilities the new OS has to offer.

The Hard Drive Buying Guide for Students

When you’re putting big projects together, megabytes can turn into gigabytes and even terabytes before you know it, especially if you’re studying a visual arts field like filmmaking, animation, or photography. The solution? An external hard drive. These affordable devices are becoming an increasingly popular way to keep your work safely stored and available anytime you need it.

Ivy Bridge laptops top September electronics bargains

Now is the time to buy old iPhones, 55-inch HDTVs, and SSD drives, as deals accompany product introductions.

Great tech for $25 or less: affordable-gadget roundup

Go ahead and crack your piggy bank open. These 25 tech gadgets won't bust your budget.

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Eye-Fi Plays the Waiting Game With the SD Association

The SD Association has informed Eye-Fi CEO Yuval Koren that his company's intellectual-property claims on the iSDIO standard have been reviewed, but Eye-Fi is waiting for the results of the review.

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Select the Right Storage for Your Custom-Made PC

Every computer needs a hard drive to store programs and data, and maybe an optical drive for playing movies. And solid-state drives are a great addition that will improve performance. Here are our choices for the best drives.

Little Drive, Big Deal

That little storage tank can be used for a lot more than just ferrying files.

Smartphone Slow? It's Not the Network, it's NAND Flash

While users and experts typically point to processor chips and wireless network connectivity as the culprit of poor smartphone performance, researchers say storage is more of an issue.

How to Prevent Thumb Drive Security Disasters

Some security professionals suggest a radical approach to locking down USB flash drives, but there are other, less drastic options as well.

Q&A: Eye-Fi CEO Yuval Koren Discusses His SDA Complaints

Wi-Fi-card maker Eye-Fi has serious concerns about the SD Association's proposed iSDIO spec, which CEO Yuval Koren says infringes on his company's intellectual property and represents a 'disregard' for the SDA's own processes.

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Cache Drives Give Your PC a Cheap SSD Boost

Software on these small SSD drives from Corsair intelligently store the files you access the most, which should speed your PC significantly.

Holiday Gifts for the the Bores, Drones, and Brats on Your Gift List

From cockroach swatter slippers to bad breath detectors, these gift suggestions will give the naughty on your list something to crab about.

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